California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections > CSU Japanese American Digitization Project > Letter from Earl D. Killion, Attorney, to Dominguez Estate Company, re: legality of leasing agricultural lands under the Alien Land Act, May 3, 1937

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Title
Letter from Earl D. Killion, Attorney, to Dominguez Estate Company, re: legality of leasing agricultural lands under the Alien Land Act, May 3, 1937
Creator
Killion, Earl D.: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1937-05-03
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Notice regarding copyright of materials available online: http://www4.csudh.edu/libarchives/services-policies/index
Description
Describes provisions of the Alien Land Act as well as legal precedent to establish that it is a conspiracy if two or more people conspire to violate the Act, including in cases in which a landowner has leased property to a U.S. citizen and then allowed the lessee to sublease the land to a non-citizen, provided conspiracy can be proved.
2 pages, typescript
This collection includes records of land leased to Japanese American tenants in years leading up to World War II. As such, they provide a view of California in years of the Alien Land Laws, attitudes toward Japanese Americans, and the impact of World War II.
Notice regarding copyright of materials available online: http://www4.csudh.edu/libarchives/services-policies/index
Type
text
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
Killion_1_and_2
ark:/13030/c8th8q0v
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/11
Language
English
Subject
Geographic communities--California
Immigration and citizenship--Law and legislation--Discriminatory laws
Industry and employment--Agriculture
Alien land laws
Land tenure--Law and legislation--California
Place
Los Angeles, California
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt109nc51t/
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